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2018-05-15 / Sports

Delhi’s Katie Herba Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award


From left: Vicki Andruszkiewicz, Katie Herba, Cathy Foto, Bob Backus celebrate the honor. 
Contributed Photo From left: Vicki Andruszkiewicz, Katie Herba, Cathy Foto, Bob Backus celebrate the honor. Contributed Photo DELHI – SUNY Delhi women’s basketball player Katie Herba (Perth, NY / Broadalbin- Perth) was awarded the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award. On behalf of SUNY, the junior was presented the award by Director of Athletics Bob Backus, Associate Athletic Director Cathy Foto and women’s basketball head coach Vicki Andruszkiewicz. Herba is a Business and Technology Management major with a 3.63 GPA.

From SUNY: “The Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award is the highest award given to a student-athlete in the State University of New York. The award recognizes a combination of outstanding academic excellence and superior athletic achievement. In order to be considered for this award, student athletes were nominated by their athletic director. Nominees then had their academic credentials and athletic accomplishments reviewed by athletic directors from across the State University system.”

Herba, a two-sport athlete in basketball and soccer, was recognized to the USCAA National All-Academic Team this season for both sports, as well as earning All-American Honorable Mention for soccer. The former transfer from Fulton- Montgomery CC stood as the Broncos’ leader in steals with 2.5 per game, and ranked second with 8.9 rpg. and 4.0 assists per game. Herba was Delhi’s fourth-leading scorer with 9.8 ppg., and collected a season high 20 points at Central Penn on Jan. 7, where she also had one of her eight double-doubles with ten rebounds. The Broadalbin Perth graduate was named to the All-ACAA Women’s Basketball Second Team and the ACAA Honor Roll.

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